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  • ADM Takes On Another Citrus Flavor Ingredients Firm

    Following its recent purchase of the Florida Chemical Company, American agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is further expanding its citrus flavors-related capabilities and footprint with the acquisition of German ingredients firm Ziegler Group. ADM signed an agreement to acquire Ziegler on...

  • 2 Hurt in Fire at Arkansas Wood Pellet Plant

    Two people were injured during a fire Friday afternoon at the Fiber Energy Products wood pellet manufacturing plant in Mountain View, AR, several local news organizations reported.  Mountain View Mayor Roger Gardner told media that first responders were called to the facility at about 4 p.m....

  • Storage Tank Fire Put Out at S.C. Asphalt Plant

    Crews from municipalities worked into Monday morning to put out a blaze in a storage tank containing 2.1 million gal of flammable liquid at the Southeast Emulsions asphalt plant in Union, SC that ignited Sunday afternoon, according to coverage by local news organizations.  The tank reportedly...

  • Storage Tanks Catch on Fire at Texas Chemical Facility

    A large fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC) bulk liquid petrochemical storage terminal in Deer Park, TX on Sunday forced officials to order area residents to shelter-in-place and led to the shutdown of a nearby section of highway, local news organizations reported. The blaze at...

  • Micromeritics Names ATS Scientific Canadian Distributor and Service Provider

    Micromeritics Instrument Corp. announces the appointment of ATS Scientific Inc. as Canadian distributor and service provider for its full product line, with the exception of its line of particle size measurement products. ATS’ products are used in the following industries: powders, materials...

  • Georgia-Pacific to Inject $30M into Georgia Lumber Mill

    American pulp and paper products manufacturer Georgia-Pacific plans to invest about $30 million to boost efficiency and improve product quality at its Rome Lumber Mill in Warrenton, GA, the firm announced in a release this week. Under the plan, the company will acquire and install new equipment at...

  • Firmenich Unveils Its Largest Flavors Plant To Date

    Scents and flavors manufacturer Firmenich opened the company’s largest flavor production plant across its global footprint on Friday in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone in China as part of a move to meet increasing consumer demand within the Asian country.  “This significant...

  • Crews Put Out Conveyor Fire at Sask. Grain Terminal

    Firefighters worked for several hours last Monday evening to put out a fire in a grain drag conveyor at the Parrish & Heimbecker grain terminal in North Battleford, SK, local news organizations reported.  A report of the fire was received at about 6:10 p.m., prompting the response of...

  • Milk Powder Production Plant Heavily Damaged in Fire

    A fire nearly destroyed the the Clover S.A. milk powder manufacturing facility in Estcourt, South Africa last Wednesday and forced workers on site to evacuate the facility during the incident, local news organizations reported. “We got the call at 4:55 p.m. yesterday and arrived on scene at...

  • Pet Food Ingredient Market Forecast to Hit $59B by 2025

    A new report by market insights firm Grand View Research Inc. forecasts that the global pet food market will reach a value of $59.45 billion by 2025 as the number of pet owners continues to increase. Researchers expect the market to be propelled by increased interest in pet nutrition and an uptick...